'Martin' actor Tommy Ford dies at 52

October 12, 2016 11:39 PM

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ATLANTA — Thomas "Tommy" Ford, the actor who played Martin Lawrence's best friend Tommy Strawn on the hit '90s sitcom Martin, died Wednesday in Atlanta. He was 52.

The actor played the level-headed pal of Lawrence on Martin for the show's entire five-year run. One running joke was his not having a job, prompting the catchphrase: "You don't got no job, Tommy!"

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